Norovirus Outbreak Spreads Across Popular Tourist Destination Yosemite

Norovirus Outbreak Spreads Across Popular Tourist Destination Yosemite

Several tourists and employees have been down with mysterious stomach illness at Yosemite Park. As per the reports, nearly 170 people have been diagnosed with gastrointestinal issues. The officials of the Yosemite Park have also confirmed that there have been two cases of norovirus. The officials say that most of the incidents are related to […]

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Experts Say Fitbit Watches Can Predict The Flu Outbreak In Real-Time

Experts Say Fitbit Watches Can Predict The Flu Outbreak In Real-Time

A study in the United States has revealed that data of heart rate and sleep obtained from Fitbit wearable smart watches can help predict the real-time flu outbreak. It can help health officials to predict the flu epidemic more accurately than existing surveillance methods. Wearable Fitbit tracker watch tracks the sleep time, movement, and heart […]

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Vegetation Expanding At High Altitudes In Himalayas, Everest Region Due To Global Warming

Vegetation Expanding At High Altitudes In Himalayas, Everest Region Due To Global Warming

Global warming poses the gravest threat to life on Earth. It is seriously affecting all plants, humans, and wildlife. Its impacts are clearly visible today. A new study has revealed that areas around Mount Everest and the Himalayan region continue to experience the consequences of global warming. The gradual rise in temperature is preliminarily responsible […]

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FDA Recalls More Heartburn Medications Over Presence Of Cancer Causing Chemical NDMA

FDA Recalls More Heartburn Medications Over Presence Of Cancer Causing Chemical NDMA

Three more heartburn medications have been recalled after traces of cancer-causing chemical NDMA. Both Denton Pharma and Appco Pharma have voluntarily recalled their ranitidine products this week. Ranitidine tablets are generic forms of the popular heartburn medication Zantac. Both the companies have recalled several batches of ranitidine tablets of 150 mg and 300 mg tablets. […]

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Pneumonia Outbreak In China Linked To New Coronavirus, Scientists Say

Pneumonia Outbreak In China Linked To New Coronavirus, Scientists Say

A mysterious pneumonia outbreak has infected over 50 people in the Chinese city of Wuhan is from the same family of viruses that were involved in the deadly SARS outbreak. The deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS outbreak happened in 2003. Over 8,000 people were infected at that time and the deadly virus had […]

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US Flu Season Is On The Verge of Becoming One of The Deadliest Flu Outbreaks In Decades

US Flu Season Is On The Verge of Becoming One of The Deadliest Flu Outbreaks In Decades

Health officials in the United States fear that the flu season is going to be deadly in decades this time. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has said that it is hard to predict the severity of the flu season at the moment. However, it is expected […]

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Scientists Say Eating Two Apples Can Reduce High Levels Of Cholesterol

A group of scientists has found out that people who include two apples in their diet every day have witnessed a fall in their cholesterol levels by four percent. Apple is a rich source of healthy micronutrients called polyphenols and fiber. Polyphenols acts as a catalyst in reducing high levels of cholesterol. A high level […]

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Moderate Alcohol Consumption Can Shoot Up The Risk Of Cancer

A study has indicated that even a little bit of alcohol consumption can increase the risk of cancer in people. Cancer of mouth, throat, stomach, and colon are commonly diagnosed due to alcohol consumption. The study has found out that there is a higher risk of cancer in people who consume light to moderate quantity […]

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CVS Pharmacy Faces A Record USD 3.6 Million Penalty For Failing To Redeem Recycled Cans, Bottles Across California

CVS Pharmacy has been fined a record USD 3.6 million after dozens of its stores failed to redeem deposits on recycled cans and bottles. The penalty has been imposed by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, famous as CalRecycle. CalRecycle found in its investigation that 81 out of 848 CVS retail stores in […]

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10 Hours of Eating and 14 Hours of Fasting Can be Beneficial For Weight Loss

A study has found out that time controlled eating habits can help overweight people to slim down, who are at risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This time-restricted eating can be called as intermittent fasting. Time controlled diet can facilitate overweight people to lose 3 percent of their body weight and cut down […]

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